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Nursing Assistant - NA

Job ID: 103022 Date posted: June 24, 2020

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Telemetry 2N
  • Nursing Assistant Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary
The Nursing Assistant - NA performs patient care activities, treatments, and services. Adheres to aseptic technique and universal precautions. Considers the age, cultural, psychosocial and physical needs of patients when providing care. Prepares patient room/gurneys/chair prior to admission/visit. Orients patient/family to the facility/room. Ensures documentation and proper disposition of patient belongings/valuables. Assists with positioning, ambulation, transporting, transferring and/or discharging of patients. Answers patient call lights and/or responds to patient requests for assistance per department standard. Provides explanation to patient/family prior to administering care and answers questions.
2-North Innovations Unit is a 20-bed Progressive Care Unit.  This unit cares for general medical patient population.  We are looking for dynamic health care professionals that thrive on change and want to be on a team that has been given the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of improving the patient experience and outcomes of care through the exploration and adoption of new technologies, care delivery processes and supplies used in patient care.  If you are self-motivated and love turning challenges into accomplishments, this may be the perfect opportunity for you! 
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 528 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in hear care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, stroke care and women's health. In addition, the hospital's Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is a nationally recognized as a MAGNET designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the 'gold standard' for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
12-hour shifts: Per Diem; 0700-1930 with every other weekend
 

Required Skills and Qualifications

 

  • Ability to perform all baseline resident / patient care skills under guidance of Licensed Nurse.
  • Knowledge of basic patient/resident care skills.
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • One-year recent experience in geriatric setting OR one-year recent experience in an acute care hospital.
  • Comparable to certified nursing assistant course.


Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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